On Monday, nearly 60 House Democrats signed on to a letter that urges appropriators from their party in both chambers of Congress “to protect the health and reproductive rights of low-income women in the District of Columbia.”
“Republicans have spent much of the 112th Congress interfering in local District matters,” the letter said. “Each time Democrats accede to violations of the Districts home rule, we embolden Republicans to continue their attacks.”
However, he added, “We’re not going to stop just ‘cause there’s one rider.”
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